Ester, Alaska Population 2021

1,622
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Ester is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. Ester has a 2020 population of 1,622. Ester is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -33.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,422 in 2010. Ester reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Ester is $97,140 with a poverty rate of 5.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $232,500. The median age in Ester is 38.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Ester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Esterwas:

  • White: 81.01%
  • Two or more races: 14.92%
  • Native American: 2.40%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ester, Alaska is 1,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,622.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,422.

Ester, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,31481.01%
Two or More Races24214.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native392.40%
Black or African American221.36%
Some Other Race40.25%
Asian10.06%
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Ester Population by Race

Ester Population Pyramid $2021

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Ester Median Age

38.5


Total

32.8


Male

43.6


Female

Ester Adults

There are 1,412 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Ester.

Ester Age Dependency

19.8

Age Dependency Ratio

4.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ester Sex Ratio

Female

667

41.12%

Male

955

58.88%

Ester Population by Age

Ester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female0%100%
Non Family24.3%75.7%
Male37.8%62.2%
All45%55%
Married69.6%30.4%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5182.8145
Married2703.2969.6
Non Family115024.3
Female883.630
Male452.9137.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Ester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade514.21%
9th to 12th Grade574.71%
High School Graduate26521.88%
Some College35429.23%
Associates Degree211.73%
Bachelors Degree25521.06%
Graduate Degree20817.18%
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Ester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White925841463
2+ Races221221
Native American3722
Black2011
Hispanic88
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.05%.

Ester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,893$66,484$37,563
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$95,752$
Some College$50,273$$
Bachelors Degree$24,411$28,170$23,510
Graduate Degree$66,133$$

$50,893

Average Earnings

$66,484

Average Male

$37,563

Average Female

Ester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ester Language by Age

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Ester Language

99.46% of Ester residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Ester Language

Ester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,280584.53%
Native2828100.00%

5.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

10.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ester is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ester is White, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.91%.

Ester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.65%
High School11.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
Some College2.83%

Ester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,664$97,140
Families$80,656$103,656
Married Families$80,438-
Non Families$65,254$61,413
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Income by Household Type

Ester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ester Married by Age and Sex

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Ester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ester Marital Status by Race

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Ester Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II9
First Gulf War5
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Ester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
35 to 545
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Ester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White90.80%
Black525.00%

Ester Veterans by Race

Ester Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ester Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ester Employment by Age

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Ester Employment by Race

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Ester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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42.54%

Born in Ester

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.47% of Ester residents were born in the United States, with 42.54% having been born in Alaska. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ester Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,6220.00%
20201,6220.00%
20191,62231023.63%
20181,312-577-30.55%
20171,889-838-30.73%
20162,727-281-9.34%
20153,00835513.38%
20142,653-214-7.46%
20132,8672379.01%
20122,63032914.30%
20112,301-121-5.00%
20102,4220.00%

Ester Population by Year